Pontiac school information

Average Test Scores29%57%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:122:116:1
Total public schools293,42179,235
Total private schools583524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Pontiac are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Pontiac.
  • 74.5% of people in Pontiac have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.9% of people in Pontiac have completed high school.
  • 11.0% of people in Pontiac have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pontiac

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  • Alcott School460 West Kennett RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 367 · Ratio: 19:130
  • Arts And Technology Academy Of Pontiac48980 Woodward AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 398 · Ratio: 18:127
  • Children'S Village School1200 North Telegraph RdGrades: KG - 12Students: 173 · Ratio: 9:140
  • Great Lakes Academy46312 Woodward AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 242 · Ratio: 14:126
  • Herrington School541 Bay StGrades: KG - 06Students: 483 · Ratio: 17:128
  • Jefferson Whittier School600 Motor StGrades: KG - 06Students: 666 · Ratio: 19:123
  • Life Skills Center Of Pontiac142 Auburn AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 157 · Ratio: 23:126
  • Owen Elementary School1700 Baldwin AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 365 · Ratio: 23:127
  • Pontiac Academy For Excellence - Elementary196 Cesar E Chavez AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 708 · Ratio: 23:130
  • Pontiac Academy For Excellence - High School196 Cesar E. Chavez AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 309 · Ratio: 13:141
  • Pontiac Academy For Excellence - Middle School196 Cesar E Chavez AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 344 · Ratio: 17:130
  • Pontiac High School1051 Arlene AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,734 · Ratio: 22:128
  • Pontiac Middle School1275 North Perry StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 729 · Ratio: 19:121
  • Walton Charter Academy744 East Walton BlvdGrades: KG - 08Students: 776 · Ratio: 20:140
  • Whitman Elementary School125 West Montcalm StGrades: KG - 06Students: 347 · Ratio: 17:127
  • Whitmer Resource Center60 Parkhurst StGrades: KG - 06Students: 423 · Ratio: 9:125

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Education level achieved in Pontiac

Completed 8th grade74.5%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school71.9%85.3%82.4%
Completed some college43.4%59.1%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.2%35.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.0%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.2%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Pontiac (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntington Woods, MI6,31086%27%
Bloomfield Hills, MI3,92583%22%
Birmingham, MI20,38283%21%
Rochester Hills, MI72,19581%19%
Troy, MI82,10681%19%
Pontiac, MI59,65829%57%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gardena, CA59,68253%23%
Grand Junction, CO59,73156%17%
Mansfield, TX59,75792%35%
National City, CA59,54354%20%
Cupertino, CA59,78786%26%
Pontiac, MI59,65829%57%
Source: The Pontiac, MI education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.